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Kennel Technician [Pet Care]

Company: Happy Tails Pet Resort
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Do You LOVE Pets!?Come and talk to us on how we can pay you for your love for pets! Great summer & student work -flexible schedules!
We believe in the mission of "Pet Lovers Delighting Pet Lovers" and we demonstrate this through being Playful, Passionate, Personal and Professional. A successful candidate for this position will be someone who not only embraces this culture, but is a team player, self-motivated, takes direction well, has excellent communication skills, and great attention to detail. This is a service-related industry and you should not only be skilled at customer service, but passionate about helping people. You'll work in our Daycare and Boarding areas to care and ensure the safety of the guests in our facility. Not only will you focus on handling dogs + cats all day, but on the cleanliness of the facility.
Benefits include:

  • 401 (k)
  • 401 (k) matching
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Health, dental, vision, life insuranceAbout Happy Tails Pet ResortHappy Tails Pet Resort is a premier pet boarding, daycare and grooming facility located in Cedar Park, TX. We love our job and we are here to provide quality care in a friendly environment to help keep your pet happy, comfortable and safe.
    The controlled-climate facility includes 127 standard suites and 25 luxury suites for dogs (most with private outdoor covered patios), a large open-air interior courtyard for group play, large outdoor high-fenced area for nature walks, and an indoor play yard for Tiny Town. The cat room provides 23 condos and a spacious free-roam and play area.A Day In The LifeDO YOU LOVE PETS!!!Happy Tails is a premier pet resort in Cedar Park for pet lodging and doggy daycare. We are looking for dog and cat lovers to join our team!
    ResponsibilitiesEnsure each pet is treated with respect and dignityEnsure all pets have fresh waterWalk dogs on leash to and from outside exercise areasEngage in play activities with pets including: fetch, exercise walks, chase, follow the leader, daycare, recall and basic obedience games, etc.Alert supervisors to any changes in pet behavior or demeanorFollow all standards of safety with regards to handling petsClean and sanitize all pet enclosures, exercise yards, and common areas. Use disinfectants and other chemicals safely as instructed by the supervisorClean up poop, urine and any vomit several times throughout your shift; make accurate records of eliminationsAssist Supervisors with daily tasks as neededEnsure pets feel at home and loved by providing attention and cuddles whenever possible
    Work with a team who all exemplify these qualitiesA passion for animals and animal care, especially dogs + cats. Willing to learn animal behavior to ensure their safetyFocuses on safe and gentle handling. Forceful, aversive, aggressive handling, vocalizing or treatment will not be toleratedMust be able to work under conditions that require sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing and graspingConflict Resolution - Ability to handle conflict with tact and diplomacyGood team work and willingness to assist other departments as necessaryCheerful, friendly, positive team-oriented attitudeStrong attention to detail, especially where documentation is concerned.Reliable, punctual, and dependableAbility to work a flexible schedule, including holidays and weekendsAbility to take direction well and apply it independentlyAbility to work in temperature extremes, work outside, or in distracting work environments such as loud noise/soundAbility to tolerate being in close contact with various bodily fluids and to get dirty frequentlyMust be comfortable being around cats and dogs of all sizes and physically able to handle dogs of all sizes and to lift up to 60 lbs.Other duties as assigned
    Equal Employment OpportunityNVA Pet Resorts is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.Pay: $12.75 - $13.50 per hourJob types: Full-time, Part-timeWork location: On-site

Keywords: Happy Tails Pet Resort, Cedar Park , Kennel Technician [Pet Care], Professions , Cedar Park, Texas

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